Lighting Handbook now available for Android

The Lighting Handbook is now available for all of us that you the Android smart phone platform. I have had this app on my iOS device and now that I have moved to android I am pleased to see this app has now been written for this platform. This is an extremely useful app for the lighting technician. There is a reasonable amount of info, and it will be updated as time goes by.

So what is in it?

Lighting Handbook is a tool for all theatre, corporate and event technicians.
It displays information on over 750 moving lights, Dimmers, Conventional fixtures & effects:

• Weight
• Power Consumption
• Data Connection types
• Light Output (According to manufactures manual)
• Colour wheels/Mixing
• Gobo Wheels
• How many DMX Channels and in what mode
• Beam Size
• Lamp type

Dimmer Info:

• Mains connectors
• Mains out?
• Data Connectors
• Dimmer connections
• Max Channel count
• Max Channel current
• Max current per phase
• Weight
• Dimensions
• Channel to phase info
• Any additional feature

If your device is connected to the internet, the manual is then available for viewing right within the app. You can also store manuals for offline viewing either within Lighting Handbook or in your favourite PDF viewing app.

One other feature is the Pinout diagrams for the most popular data and power connections:
• Socapex
• Lectriflex
• DMX (3 & 5 Pin)
• 4 Pin – Scroller cable
• RJ-45 (Ethernet)
• DMX Terminators
• Avolites Download cable
• Martin DMX – RJ-45

Another feature is the Lamp Guide, Giving detailed information on individual lamps like Par 64, T class lamps, HPL’s and more!
Information given is:
• Wattage
• Voltage
• Cap/Base
• Colour temperature °K
• Average Life Hours
• Beam/Lamp Length
• Any alternative lamp

Current manufacturers are:
• Altman
• Apollo Design Technology
• Arri
• Avolite
• CCT
• Chamsys
• Chauvet (Pro only currently)
• ChromaQ
• Chromlech
• Claypaky
• Coemar
• Color Kinetics
• Compulite
• Elation
• ETC
• GLP
• GrandMa
• High End
• i-Pix
• James Thomas Engineering
• Jands
• JB Lighting
• Jem
• LSC
• Light Processor
• Look Solutions
• Martin
• MDG
• PRG
• Pulsar
• Rainbow
• Robe
• Robert Juliat
• Selecon
• SGM
• Showtec
• Strand
• Studio Due
• Thomas
• Vari Lite
• Wybron
• Zero 88

The library of manufacturers can be updated from within the app – Go to the settings menu, from there you’ll be able to see what version of the library is currently installed and if connected to the internet, what version is now available for download. Click the “Update Library” Button and it will download the latest library and install into Lighting Handbook.

You get the app at The App Store

 

 

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